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  • See, C.R., R.D. Yanai, and T.J. Fahey. 2019. Shifting N and P concentrations and stoichiometry during autumn litterfall: Implications for ecosystem monitoring. Ecological Indicators, 103:488-492. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.04.017.
  • Gonzales, K.E. and R.D. Yanai. 2019. Nitrogen-phosphorus interactions in young northern hardwoods indicate P limitation: foliar concentrations and resorption in a factorial N by P addition experiment. Oecologia, 189(3):829-840. DOI 10.1007/s00442-019-04350-y.
  • Goswami S, M.C. Fisk, M.A. Vadeboncoeur, M. Johnston, R.D. Yanai, and T.J. Fahey. 2018. Phosphorus limitation of aboveground production in northern hardwood forests. Ecology, 99(2):438-449. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2100. PDF
  • Shan, S., M.C. Fisk, T.J. Fahey. 2018. Contrasting effects of N and P on rhizosphere processes in two northern hardwood tree species. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 126: 219-227.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.09.007
  • Djukica, I. , S. Kepfer-Rojasb, I. Kappel Schmidtb, K. Steenberg Larsenb, C. Beierb, B. Bergc, and K. Verheyene.2018.Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment 628-629: 1369-1394.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.012
  • Yanai, R.D., G.E. Walsh, Y. Yang, C.A. Blodgett, K. Bae, and B.B. Park. Nutrient concentrations of roots vary with diameter, depth, and site in New Hampshire northern hardwoods. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 48: 32-41. DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2017-0223
  • Yang, Y., R.D. Yanai, F.R. Fatemi, C.R. Levine, P.J. Lilly, and R.D. Briggs. 2016. Sources of variability in tissue chemistry in northern hardwood species. Can. J. For. Res. 46(3): 285–296. DOI:10.1139/cjfr-2015-0302
  • Kang, H., T.J. Fahey, K. Bae, M. Fisk, R.E. Sherman, R.D. Yanai, and C.R. See. 2015. Response of forest soil respiration to nutrient addition depends on site fertility. Biogeochemistry DOI:10.1007/s10533-015-0172-6
  • Bae, K., T.J. Fahey, R.D. Yanai, and M.C. Fisk. 2015.Soil Nitrogen Availability Affects Belowground Carbon Allocation and Soil Respiration in Northern Hardwood Forests of New Hampshire. Ecosystems 18: 1179–1191 DOI: 10.1007/s10021-015-9892-7
  • See, C.R., R.D. Yanai, M.C. Fisk, M.A. Vadeboncoeur, B.A. Quintero, and T.J. Fahey. 2015. Soil nitrogen affects phosphorus recycling: foliar resorption and plant-soil feedbacks in a northern hardwood forest. Ecology 96:2488–2498. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/15-0188.1
  • Ratliff, T.J., and M.C. Fisk. 2015. Phosphatase activity is related to N availability but not P availability across hardwood forests in the northeastern United States. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 94. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.11.009
  • Hernández-Santana, V., Hernández-Hernández A., Vadeboncoeur M.A., and Asbjornsen H. 2015. Scaling from single-point sap velocity measurements to stand transpiration in a multi-species deciduous forest: uncertainty sources, stand structure effect, and future scenarios impacts. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45(11): 1489-1497 doi:10.1139/cjfr-2015-0009
  • Rastetter, E.B. and J.J. Vallino. 2015. Ecosystem's 80th and the Reemergence of Emergence. Ecosystems 18: 735-739. doi:10.1007/s10021-015-9893-6
  • Wild, Adam D., and Ruth. D. Yanai. 2015. Soil nutrients affect sweetness of sugar maple sap. Forest Ecology and Management 341: 30-36.doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.12.022
  • Fisk, M.C., S. Santangelo, and K. Minick 2015. Carbon mineralization is promoted by phosphorus and reduced by nitrogen addition in the organic horizon of northern hardwood forests. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 81: 212-218.doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.11.022
  • Vadeboncoeur, M.A., S.P. Hamburg, R.D. Yanai, and J.D. Blum. 2014. Rates of sustainable forest harvest depend on rotation length and weathering of soil minerals. Forest Ecology and Management 318: 194-205. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.01.012
  • Fisk, M. C., T. J. Ratliff, S. Goswami, and R. D. Yanai. 2014. Synergistic soil response to nitrogen plus phosphorus fertilization in hardwood forests. Biogeochemistry 118(1-3): 195-204http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10533-013-9918-1
  • Rastetter, E.B., R.D. Yanai, R.Q. Thomas, M.A. Vadeboncoeur, T.J. Fahey, M.C. Fisk, B.L. Kwiatkowski, and S.P. Hamburg. 2013. Recovery from disturbance requires resynchronization of ecosystem nutrient cycles. Ecological Applications 23:621–642.http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-0751.1
  • Vadeboncoeur M.A., S.P. Hamburg, J.D. Blum, M.J. Pennino, R.D. Yanai, and C.E. Johnson. 2012. The Quantitative Soil Pit Method for Measuring Belowground Carbon and Nitrogen Stocks. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J, 76(6):2241-2255 doi:10.2136/sssaj2012.0111
  • Levine, C.R., R.D. Yanai, M.A. Vadeboncouer, S.P. Hamburg, A.M. Melvin, C.L. Goodale, B.M. Rau, and D.W. Johnson. 2012. Assessing the suitability of using rotary corers for sampling cations in rocky soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76(5): 1707-1718doi:10.2136/sssaj2011.0425
  • Lucash, M.S., R.D. Yanai, J.D. Blum and B.B. Park. 2012. Foliar nutrient concentrations related to soil sources across a range of sites in the northeastern United States. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 76(2): 674-683.doi:10.2136/sssaj2011.0160
  • Yanai, R.D., M.A. Arthur, M. Acker, C.R. Levine and B.B. Park. Variation in mass and nutrient concentration of leaf litter across years and sites in New Hampshire northern hardwoods. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42(8):1597-1610. doi:10.1139/x2012-084..
  • Blum, J.D., S.P. Hamburg, R.D. Yanai,and M.A. Arthur. Determination of foliar Ca/Sr discrimination factors for six tree species in northern hardwood forests, New Hampshire, USA. Plant Soil 356(1): 303-314 DOI 10.1007/s11104-011-1122-2
  • Fatemi, F.R., R.D. Yanai, S.P Hamburg, M.A. Vadeboncouer, M.A. Arthur, R.D. Briggs and C.R. Levine. 2011.Allometric equations for young northern hardwoods: the importance of age-specific equations for estimating aboveground biomass. Can. J. For. Res. 41: 881-891. doi: 10.1139/x10-248
  • Fisk, M.C., R.D. Yanai, and N. Fierer. 2010. A molecular approach to quantify root community composition in a northern hardwood forest: testing effects of root diameter and species. Can. J. For. Res. 40(4): 836-841
  • Fisk, M.C., T.J. Fahey, and P.M. Groffman. 2010. Carbon resources, soil organisms, and nitrogen availability: Landscape patterns in a northern hardwood forest. Forest Ecol. Manage. 260: 1175-1183
  • Naples, B.K. and M.C. Fisk. 2010. Belowground insights into nutrient limitation in northern hardwood forests. Biogeochemistry 97(2-3):pp 109-121(2010).doi:10.1007/s10533-009-9354-4
  • Nezat C.A., J.D. Blum, and C..T Driscoll. 2010.Patterns of Ca/Sr and 87Sr/86Sr variation before and after a whole watershed CaSiO3 addition at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, USA. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74: 3129-3142
  • Vadeboncoeur M.A. 2010. Meta-analysis of fertilization experiments indicates multiple limiting nutrients in northeastern deciduous forests. Can. J. For. Res. 40:1766-1780. doi:10.1139/X10-127
  • Schaller, M., Blum, J.D., Hamburg, S.P., and Vadeboncoeur, M.A. 2010. Spatial variability of long-term chemical weathering rates in the White Mountains, New Hampshire, USA.Geoderma154: 294-301. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2009.10.017 .
  • Nezat C.A., Blum J.D., Yanai R.D. and Byung B.P. 2008. The importance of soil mineralogy to plant nutrient availability in the northeastern USA. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 72(6):1786-1794
  • Yanai, R.D., Fisk, M.C., Fahey, T.J., Cleavitt, N.L., and Park, B.B. 2008. Identifying roots of northern hardwood species: patterns with diameter and depth. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 38: 2862-2869.
  • Vadeboncoeur, M.A., S.P. Hamburg, and R.D. Yanai. 2007. Validation and refinement of allometric equations for roots of northern hardwoods.Can. J. For. Res. . 37:1777-1783. doi:10.1139/X07-032
  • Blum, J.D., A.A. Dasch, S.P. Hamburg, R.D. Yanai, and M.A. Arthur. 2007. Use of foliar Ca/Sr discrimination and87Sr/86Sr ratios to determine soil Ca sources to sugar maple foliage in a northern hardwood forest. Biogeochemistry 87:287-296. doi:10.1007/s10533-008-9184-9
  • Nezat, C.A., J.D. Blum, R.D. Yanai, S.P. Hamburg. 2007. A sequential extraction to determine the distribution of apatite in granitoid soil soil mineral pools with application to weathering at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, NH, USA. Applied Geochemistry 22:2406-2421. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2007.06.012
  • Park, B.B., R.D. Yanai, M.A. Vadeboncoeur, and S.P. Hamburg. 2007. How best to Estimate Root Biomass: Pits, Cores, or Allometric Equations? Soil Science Society of America Journal, 71:206-213.
  • Yanai, R.D., B.B. Park, and S.P. Hamburg. 2006. The vertical and horizontal distribution of roots in northern hardwood stands of varying age .Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36:450-459. doi:10.1139/x05-254
  • Yanai, R.D., J.D. Blum, S.P. Hamburg, S.P., M.A. Arthur,. T.G. Siccama, C. Nezat. 2005. New insights into Calcium depletion in Northeastern forests. Journal of Forestry 103:14-20.
  • Nezat CA, Blum JD, Klaue A and Johnson CE (2004) Influence of landscape position and vegetation on long-term weathering rates at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, USA. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 68(14):3065-3078
  • Hamburg, S.P., Yanai, R.D., Arthur, M.A., Blum, J.D., and Siccama, T.G. 2003. Biotic Control of Calcium Cycling in Northern Hardwood Forests: Acid Rain and Aging Forests. Ecosystems 6:399-406. doi:10.1007/s10021-002-0174-9



  • Li, S. 2018. Effects of nitrogen and phosphorus addition on soil respiration in northern hardwood forest. MS Thesis. Cornell, NY: Cornell University.  PDF
  • Goswami, S. 2017. Investigating nutrient co-limitation in northern hardwood forests. PhD Disseration. Oxford, OH: Miami University. PDF
  • Gonzales, K. E. 2017.  Effects of calcium, nitrogen, and phosphorus fertilization on foliar nutrient dynamics of three northern hardwood tree species.  MS Thesis. Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. PDF
  • Harrison, Sophie L. 2015. Increased sap flow in a northern hardwood forest treated with wollastonite (CaSi03). Undergraduate Thesis. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan. PDF.
  • Yang, Yang. 2015. Detecting changes in tree tissue chemistry over time in Northern Hardwood Stands. Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. PDF
  • Diggs, F.M. 2014. Contrasting mycorrhizal groups through the soil profile. MS Thesis.Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. PDF
  • Dong, Y. 2014.Effects of rock-derived nutrients on N cycling in northern hardwood forest. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Syracuse, NY. PDF
  • Hernández, Adán Hernández. 2014. Efficiency in a northeastern forest ecosystem. MS Thesis. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire. PDF
  • Wild, Adam D. 2014.Soil nutrients affect sweetness of sugar maple sap. MS Thesis. Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. PDF
  • Zahor, Lily E. 2014. The impact of calcium on transpiration in an acid rain impacted forest. MS Thesis. Plymouth, NH: Plymouth State University. PDF
  • Bae, K. 2013.Belowground carbon fluxes respond to nutrient availability in a Northern Hardwood forest. PhD Dissertation. Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. PDF
  • See, Craig. R. 2013. Foliar resorption in a northern hardwood forest.MS Thesis. Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.PDF
  • Vadeboncoeur, M. A. 2013. Mechanisms of nutrient limitation and nutrient acquisition in managed and unmanaged forest ecosystems. PhD Dissertation. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire. PDF
  • Ratliff, Tera Jean. 2012. Nitrogen and phosphorus availability in forests of varying ages in the Bartlett Experimental Forest, White Mountains, New Hampshire. MS thesis. Oxford, OH: Miami University. PDF
  • Levine, C.R. 2011. Assessing the suitability of rotary corers for sampling exchangeable cations in rocky soils. MS Thesis. Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. PDF
  • Fatemi, F.R. 2007.Aboveground biomass and nutrients in developing northern hardwood stands in New Hampshire, USA. MS Thesis.Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. PDF
  • Acker, M. 2006.Base cation concentration and content in litterfall and woody debris across a northern hardwood forest chronosequence. MS Thesis. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky. PDF
  • Lilly, P.J. 2006.Cation exchange chemistry and the long-term effects of liming on acidic forest soils in thenortheastern United States. MS Thesis.Syracuse, NY: SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. PDF
  • Nezat C.A. 2006. Mineral Dissolution in Soil as a Function of Landscape Position, Vegetation and Fungi at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. PDF